Meet Our Team
Mary Younger | Director of Business Development
A hospitality veteran of over 20 years, Younger has been the recipient of numerous sales awards and has worked with a wide range of clients of all sizes, including Fortune 500 firms. She began her career in apartment management, before transitioning into corporate housing, where she worked for the largest global corporate housing firm. At Synergy, Mary is responsible for developing relationships with business based in Silicon Valley that have global housing needs.
Mary believes she has "succeeded in this industry by understanding that business is earned through the trust I build with my clients. It's not enough to have industry leading product or services if your client can't depend on you to do the right thing by them. We don't ask our clients to fit inside a one-sized box. We ask them what the box they dream of would look like and we build it from the ground up for their employees to enjoy."
A native of Ireland, Younger and her husband, who is from New Zealand, enjoy travelling to their home countries every year with their two children, Jack and Ethan.
Susan Becker | Director of Business Development
Susan Becker began her career in the Corporate Housing industry in 1989. She held escalating positions throughout her tenure with one of the nation’s largest corporate housing providers. In tandem with her standard responsibilities to major accounts throughout the nation, Susan was instrumental in assisting management to develop systems and service initiatives. These projects were dedicated to support the unique requirements of many different vertical markets, including both the insurance and relocation industries. Susan is a multiple Presidential Award winning sales professional. She is also an active member of BAMM (Bay Area Mobility Management).
Susan joined Synergy in 2010 as a Sales Manager to assist in building the brand throughout the Southern California market.
A mother of two young children, Susan also enjoys donating her spare time as a board member of the PADRE (Pediatric Adolescent Diabetes Research and Education) Foundation.
Susan in based out of San Ramon, CA and oversees account management and strategic direction in Silicon Valley.
Paul Morrow | Business Development Manager
Paul has an extensive background in Fortune 500 account management. Many of those years were focused on building and maintaining business relationships in the corporate housing industry. His years of experience have taught him that long-lasting relationships are based on the “Golden Rule” – Treat others as you want to be treated…trust is earned.
At Synergy, Paul’s focal point is the Silicon Valley. He believes that the difference Synergy offers in the world of technology and innovation is creating a game-changer in the corporate housing landscape. Paul is passionate about the never-ending journey of creating and implementing solutions that bring streamlining and efficiencies to his clients.
When Paul is away from work, he enjoys dining around the Bay with his wife and playing tennis at local tennis clubs.
Ronna Goldstein | Director of Business Development
Ronna comes to Synergy as a top-performing sales executive and management professional specializing in the managing the business development initiatives of Fortune 500 enterprise accounts. With more than 30 years experience in the corporate housing industry, Ronna stands out as one of Synergy's thought leaders, bringing a wealth of field experience, knowledge, and leadership training to our Business Development team.
Ronna is also on Synergy's Marketing team, providing insight on the direction of our global branding and messaging. She acts as our primary point of contact on talent acquisition and development in Southern California, breeding the best Business Development team in the corporate housing industry.
She is a student of mindful leadership and has had a lifelong passion for personal development and education.
Amy Ramskill | Director of Business Development
With over 17 years of experience in the hospitality industry, there is nothing that charges Amy more than excellence in service standards and forging solid relationships. Amy started her diversified career working with major cruise lines and her path has since crossed borders from Mexico to London where she worked for major property management companies, tourism marketing boards, and the largest hotel chain in the world. Synergy’s global partnerships, operational flexibility, relationship ethics and creative programming lured her to the team. An ‘Angeleno’ at heart, with roots from the Silicon Valley, she is looking forward to bringing personalized, custom services to develop distinctive housing programs for our clients.
A graduate of Arizona State University; an avid crafter, cook, self-proclaimed foodie and world traveler and when at ‘home’ you’ll find Amy scrambling up a mountain or enjoying the magic of California’s outdoors - be it on a boat, at a ball game or on the golf course.
Nancy Walsh | Business Development Manager
Nancy joined Synergy in 2013 as a hospitality veteran of over 33 years. Starting her career in hotels, she transitioned into corporate housing where she has spent the last 24 years with one of the largest, global corporate housing companies.
Nancy joins Synergy with a reignited passion and feels that her strengths of relationship building will grow strong here, aligned with Synergy’s business model of partnering.
Nancy remains very connected to the Los Angeles community: She was an L.A. Chamber Ambassador for 12 years, Leadership L.A. Fellow through the Southern California Leadership Network, Past President and Board Member of the L.A. Chapter of Executive Women International (EWI) since 1992. Nancy also holds a Certified Relocation Professional (CRP) designation from Worldwide ERC.
“It’s not enough to have a good product or service if your clients can’t depend on you to do the right thing. I am passionate about customer service and being a valued partner with my clients.”
Katie Bahr | Director of Business Development, San Diego
Katie began her career in the corporate housing industry in 1994 with the largest national corporate housing provider. She entrenched herself in the San Diego market in 1998 and has spearheaded Synergy's efforts in the region, forging strong long term relationships and managing a portfolio of global accounts. Her experience encompasses a broad scope of sales responsibilities, strategic planning, performance measurement and organizational leadership. Katie was a 2011 – 2012 Board Member of the Southern California Relocation Council. In 2014, Katie became the Director of Business Development for San Diego.
A graduate of San Diego State, Katie resides in Solana Beach with her husband and daughter.
Anthony Gonzalez | Business Development Manager
Anthony joined Synergy in 2013 as a Business Development Associate in San Francisco and was promoted to Business Development Manager in 2014. Anthony is a proven expert in the San Francisco marketplace having worked there for the past 5 years in corporate housing and as a native San Franciscan. Prior to joining Synergy, Anthony worked with Trinity Management Services. His accolades there included winning the San Francisco Apartment Association's Leasing Consultant of the Year Award in 2012. The commitment Anthony shows to his clients is demonstrated in his focus and determination to support and provide them with the best experience possible.
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